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News and Notes from the November 2020 Issue

News and Notes from the November 2020 Issue

| November 1, 2020

by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to the November 2020 issue of Bariatric Times! As […]

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2020: A Year of PPE (Politics, Pandemic, and EDUCATION??)

2020: A Year of PPE (Politics, Pandemic, and EDUCATION??)

| November 1, 2020

by Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues, Who would have thought that after eight months we would all be so familiar with the term […]

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Let the Coming Months Be the ‘Fall of COVID’

Let the Coming Months Be the ‘Fall of COVID’

| October 1, 2020

by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times and Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, Fall is almost upon us. This is traditionally a […]

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National Liver Awareness Month: Be Aware of NAFLD in Patients with Obesity!

National Liver Awareness Month: Be Aware of NAFLD in Patients with Obesity!

| October 1, 2020

by Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP The Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues, Since October is National Liver Awareness Month, I thought I would again take this opportunity to […]

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In Memoriam, Dr. Harvey Sugerman

In Memoriam, Dr. Harvey Sugerman

| September 1, 2020

by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM, Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, On August 9, 2020, we lost a giant in surgery. […]

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OAC’s Sponsored Membership Program is a Gift that Keeps on Giving….to Your Patients!

OAC’s Sponsored Membership Program is a Gift that Keeps on Giving….to Your Patients!

| September 1, 2020

by Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues: Last month, I had the privilege of participating in the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC)’s Your Weight Matters […]

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For Whom the Bells Toll: The Importance of Inclusion in Fighting COVID-19

For Whom the Bells Toll: The Importance of Inclusion in Fighting COVID-19

| August 1, 2020

by John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, I was hoping that by now the COVID-19 pandemic would […]

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Weight Gain/Regain Following the COVID-19 Quarantine is not Only Common, it’s Expected

Weight Gain/Regain Following the COVID-19 Quarantine is not Only Common, it’s Expected

| August 1, 2020

by Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues: As we begin to “Go Green” and come out of our homes and get back to our […]

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News and Notes from July 2020 Issue of BT

News and Notes from July 2020 Issue of BT

| July 1, 2020

John M. Morton, MD, MPH, MHA, FACS, FASMBS, ABOM Clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Vice-Chair of Quality and Division Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dear Friends and Readers, Welcome to another issue of Bariatric Times! We are excited to […]

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Helping Patients Set and Achieve Realistic Goals for Weight Loss Post COVID-19

Helping Patients Set and Achieve Realistic Goals for Weight Loss Post COVID-19

| July 1, 2020

Christopher D. Still, DO, FACN, FACP Co-clinical Editor of Bariatric Times; Medical Director for the Center for Nutrition and Weight Management, and Director for Geisinger Obesity Research Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Dear Colleagues: As we begin to see patients returning from being quarantined for the last several months, many patients might […]

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